Bassila

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Bassila
Commune
Commune location in the Donga Department
Commune location in the Donga Department
Bassila is located in Benin
Bassila
Bassila
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 9°01′N 1°40′E / 9.017°N 1.667°E / 9.017; 1.667Coordinates: 9°01′N 1°40′E / 9.017°N 1.667°E / 9.017; 1.667
Country Flag of Benin.svg Benin
Department Donga Department
Area
 • Total 5,661 km2 (2,186 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 130,770
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Bassila is a town, arrondissement, and commune located in the Donga Department of Benin. The commune covers an area of 120 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 71,511 people.[1][2]

The RNIE 3 highway of Benin passes through the town of Bassila and the commune. Given that Bassila is located in proximity to the border with Togo, a significant proportion of the population are of Togolese origin.

Towns and villages[edit]

Adeli, Afodiobo, Agougou, Akarade, Aledjo-Koura, Aletoutou, Alori, Assion, Aworo, Bakana-Kari, Bakperou, Baningli, Bassila, Bayakou, Biguina, Bodi, Bomako, Boutou, Diengou, Dogue, Gando, Gaougado, Gassagadi, Gatakpal, Goutoungadoni, Guiguizo, Igbere, Igbomakoro, Inkolonie, Iyo, Kadjimani, Kaoute, Katia, Kemeni, Kemetou Alidjo, Kemetou Penezoulou, Kikele, Koakoaliki, Kokotyi, Kominde, Kouloumizi, Kpartao, Kpendi, Lagbere, Liro, Madiatom, Manigri, Mborko, Ngioro, Ngmellang, Niala, Odokoriko, Odola, Ogougouworo, Okouta-Boussa, Penelan, Penessoulou, Prekete, Sakouna, Sakouna-Neugbawaperoun, Saramanga, Tchembere, Tiakpartia, Tiatiala, Touroumini, Wetietie, Yadia, Yari

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bassila". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. Retrieved January 5, 2010.